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This Healthy Practices - Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Community and Family Participation offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado System is part of the School Health for Children and Adolescents Specialization.

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Overview

In this Healthy Practices - Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Community and Family Participation  offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado System you will find a comprehensive overlook of healthy practices in public schools in the USA, including: physical activity and nutrition in the school setting. 

We will review the basics of some of the regulatory programs found in the United States that support healthy students through nutrition education and nutrition programs. You will be able to explain some of the nutritional components such as, alternatives to the use of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages. Many of these principles can be applied to students in schools throughout the globe.

Educational Opportunity

You will understand how the schools can support physical activity throughout the day and how they can effectively offer physical education. Learners will be able to explain MVPA, or moderate to vigorous physical activity. They will identify this as the newest method for measuring and evaluating what counts as physical activity in terms of METs. Participants in the course will be able to explain the science behind the recommended "60 minutes of Physical Activity"  and what counts toward MVPA both during and outside of the school day.

Learners will be able to evaluate and explain how what students eat and how they exercise impacts student success. We will provide you with information to help you to promote the teamwork that it takes to implement successful nutritional and physical activity programs. Our discussion will include where to find and how to develop community support and encourage family participation. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • School Nutrition
  • Physical Activity
  • Home, Community, and Attendance
  • Healthy Eating and Active Living Programs in Action

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Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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